Japanese-Language Teacher Training

Japanese-Language Teacher Training


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Upcoming Courses




This 30-hour teacher training course for native level Japanese speakers focuses on the skills to teach Japanese at an intermediate level. The 2024 Spring course will be conducted online and is for those who have taken either the Introductory course or have some previous experience in teaching the Japanese language.

Past Courses




This practical course is for native level Japanese speakers who have had little or no formal training in teaching Japanese as a foreign language. Students will learn essential classroom skills to teach beginner level Japanese. The 2023 Fall course will be conducted online.

Upcoming Events

All Courses

Schedule subject to change.

Japanese-Language Teacher Training: Introductory
Offered every fall; 10 weeks
See previous course page here.

Japanese-Language Teacher Training: Intermediate
Offered every spring; 10 weeks

Japan Society programs are made possible by leadership support from Booth Ferris Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. Support for Japan Society’s Language Center is provided, in part, by Mark F. Goldfield and Mary E. Hatch; Christopher Hong; Steven Giordano; and Dr. Bic Kanayjorn.